I began collecting these headlines not long after Joe Biden began expressing apprehensions about Putin’s intentions in Ukraine. I wanted to document the lead-up to whatever it might be that might happen. I avoided pieces that appeared to be mere speculation or he-said-she-said. Once the war itself began, I quit; the war itself will be adequately documented.
Yahoo! News links are not immortal; so whenever possible, I have linked to the source.
The last straw for certain things came with a Baltimore Sun front page banner headline:
Skepticism, despair as killings continue
Residents question city response; Four day death toll stands at 12.
What was the last straw?
In short, it’s time for me to stop concerning myself with racism and race.
My latest distraction
After a few years’ absence, David Wong is back, advertising intensely on FaceBook. For years, he was marketing (cursedly expensive) electrical devices he claimed emanate qi, or the Life Force. His latest application will, he says, send you qi over the phone.
… also known as psychopaths.
These individuals account for 1% of the general population, 25% of the prison population, and 50% of all crime. Put differently, 10% of the population commit 90% of the crime; but this one tenth of the criminals, commit five times as much crime.
Related: Loving the psychopath
A lifelong process.
Music: Neil Sedaka, “Breaking up is hard to do”
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